IHC Allows Indian Woman Dr Uzma To Go Back Home


ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has given permission to Indian citizen Dr Uzma, who married a Pakistani man, to return to India.

The IHC bench headed by Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, also returned Dr Uzma’s original immigration documents, which her husband Tahir had submitted to the court.

The court also ordered that police provide security to the Indian woman till Wagah Border.

Dr Uzma, in a statement before a magistrate, had accused her husband of harassment and claimed that she was forced to marry Tahir Ali, a Pakistani citizen, at gunpoint.

However, Tahir claims he and Uzma, who belongs to New Delhi, fell in love with each other in Malaysia, after which she travelled to Pakistan on May 01 via the Wagah border, and got married to him on May 3.

Both, Uzma and Tahir had filed petitions in the IHC. Dr Uzma had filed a petition seeking permission to leave for India while her husband Tahir filed petition seeking meeting with her wife and stopping her from leaving Pakistan.


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